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WikiLeaks: NZ will support Guatemala for UNSC seat

WikiLeaks cable: NZ will support Guatemala for UNSC seat

March 7, 2006 NZ will support Guatemala for UNSC seat

date:2006-03-07T04:47:00 source:Embassy Wellington origin:06WELLINGTON182 destination:VZCZCXYZ0000 PP RUEHWEB DE RUEHWL #0182 0660447 ZNY CCCCC ZZH P 070447Z MAR 06 FM AMEMBASSY WELLINGTON TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 2500 INFO RUEHCV/AMEMBASSY CARACAS PRIORITY 0009 RUEHGT/AMEMBASSY GUATEMALA PRIORITY 0010 RHHMUNA/CDR USPACOM HONOLULU HI PRIORITY RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK PRIORITY 0044 RHHJJAA/JICPAC HONOLULU HI PRIORITY RHEHAAA/NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL WASHDC PRIORITY classification:CONFIDENTIAL reference:06STATE20173 ?C O N F I D E N T I A L WELLINGTON 000182

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IO/FO, WHA/FO, STATE FOR D (FRITZ), EAP/FO, AND EAP/ANP NSC FOR VICTOR CHA ... ?C O N F I D E N T I A L WELLINGTON 000182

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

IO/FO, WHA/FO, STATE FOR D (FRITZ), EAP/FO, AND EAP/ANP NSC FOR VICTOR CHA SECDEF FOR OSD/ISA LIZ PHU PACOM FOR JO1E/J2/J233/J5/SJFHQ

E.O. 12958: DECL: 03/07/2011 TAGS: PREL, UNSC, GT, VE, NZ SUBJECT: NZ WILL SUPPORT GUATEMALA FOR UNSC SEAT

REF: STATE 20173

Classified By: Political-Economic Counselor Katherine Hadda, for reasons 1.4 (b) and (d)

(C) Post discussed reftel points with the UN and Human Rights division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Charles Kingston, an officer in the division, has confirmed that New Zealand will support Guatemala's candidacy for the 2007-8 Latin American non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council.

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